Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club
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Welcome to Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club
Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club is based on Windmill Lake near the village of Earlswood
south of Birmingham UK. We welcome both experienced sailors and those wanting to learn.
Sail Training Courses
Sailing Training makes a super, unusual birthday or late Christmas present for him, or her, or kids!
Bookings being taken for 2017 on
April 22nd and 23rd
July 1st and 2nd
Email Training Enquiries to: Earlswood@uk2.net
"Great atmosphere and very friendly",
"Great weekend - felt very welcome"
"Great course - very well run",
"Excellent practical course, gave a real feel to sailing!
2016 Sailing Programme is on the Sailing Prog Page
Check out the Weather at our Weather Station
2016 Results Page
Admin Forms for Membership Renewal and Training
can be found on the Admin Page.
Current news and events can be found in the latest Windmill Newsletter here (.PDF)
We have uploaded a few videos of sailing at Earlswood here: ELSC Video Page
and check out our You Tube channel.
We have some historic photos and previous Windmill Newsletters on our History Page
Having found our site you may be interested in joining the club or getting some dinghy sailing training. Either way, welcome!
Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club, founded in 1960, has approximately 120 members.
The club water is 27 acres, and the clubhouse is situated overlooking the Lake.
If you’re an experienced sailor then you will enjoy our compact and testing circuit, if you’re a complete novice then you will appreciate never being far from the shore or a safety boat.
Sailing is open to most classes of boats - generally any monohull with a Portsmouth Yardstick between 948 and 1180 having a centre board or dagger board. Fleets exist for Merlin-Rocket, Enterprise, Menagerie, Laser, Topper, and Solo dinghies. Optimists are used by helms between 8 and 15 years of age.
Training to RYA standards is available at reasonable fees by arrangement with the club Training Principal.
Showers, changing rooms, lounge, kitchen and members bar are available.
ELSC Commodore ~James Patterson
Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club |
Malthouse Lane |
West Midlands |